Judge dismisses Andrew Speaker suit against CDC

Shelia M. Poole reports:

A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention filed by an Atlanta lawyer who claimed the agency invaded his privacy.

The lawsuit stemmed from a high-profile case involving Andrew Speaker, who alleged the federal agency divulged private medical information during a tuberculosis scare in 2007. The lawsuit sought unspecified damages and attorney’s fees.

But Judge William S. Duffey Jr. ruled Speaker failed to provide specific, material facts to support the lawsuit proceeding.

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